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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-7471: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-7471: QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
09/10/2018

Description

Quick Emulator (Qemu) built with the VirtFS, host directory sharing via Plan 9 File System (9pfs) support, is vulnerable to an improper access control issue. It could occur while accessing files on a shared host directory. A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to access host file system beyond the shared folder and potentially escalating their privileges on a host.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-qemu

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